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seen here before: the psychadelic drug so intense, >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> you can snort it. you can inject it. >> a big lab bust. heroin and something they've never seen here before. the psychedelic drug so intense, most people are too afraid to take it. >>> good evening. i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken bastida. it is exactly the kind of hobby you don't want your neighbor dabbling in, a rare and dangerous kind of drug lab, right in downtown mountain view. cbs 5 reporter kiet do on the powerful hallucinogen being made in the heart of silicon valley. >> reporter: you're looking at the ingredients for one of the most powerful drugs that you've likely never heard of. it's called dimethyltryptamine, or dmt. >> you can snort it. you can inject it. and it's got -- it's a fast- acting hallucinogen. >> reporter: acting on tips from neighbors, a swat team raided the downtown apartment complex, just blocks away from popular restaurants and high- end condos. they found meth and heroin, along with shotguns and an assault rifle. but the dmt lab was
of their homes and devastated neighborhoods. cbs reporter erica ferrari shows us the damage and the outrage left in sandy's wake. >> reporter: possessions that once filled the homes on long beach island are now piled up outside on the street. >> took all the furniture out. all the furniture is gone. >> reporter: the coastal new jersey community took a direct hit from sandy. saturday almost two weeks after the storm many people got their first look at the damage. john boyle found a boat in his backyard. his 7-year-old vacation home filled with four feet of water. >> it's been through a few storms but this is absolutely the worst. >> reporter: in new york -- >> we putting 12 packs in a bag. >> reporter: volunteers and her daughter fanned out across the city to assist people still struggling. >> we want to help them and give them basic needs. >> reporter: here volunteers are working to distribute the essentials like blankets and water and diapers. all of these supplies have been donated. but some stay the help came too late. -- say the help came too late. >> this has only been maybe a week and a ha
! [ high operatic voice ] ♪ let me go ♪ [ rock ] . >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> a monoyu mental cleanup after a man-made flash flood leaves a bay area neighborhood buried in mud. >> it really sounded like a rushing river. >> good evening. >> well, it took all day, but the daly city neighborhood near hillside park has finally dug itself out of that mess after a water main burst and buried it in mud. cbs 5 reporter linda shows us there are still some concerns hanging over homeowner's heads. literally, linda. >> yes, there are, ken. the river of mud just swept down this hillside narrowly missing a couple of homes, but it did take out this car, one of a dozen parked out here on the street. >> work crews got the streets cleared by night fall. a wall of mud buried these streets. people were startled awake just before 4:30 when police ordered them out of their homes. >> basically we saw just three feet high mud blocking the whole street. >> an 8-inch pipe connected to a water tank in the hills above them ruptured. 45,000 gallons of water cascaded downhil
>>> good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday, november 12th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." new details on the scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to resign. and congress demand answers about the timing of this fbi investigation. >>> compromise on capitol hill? some republicans are saying it is time to make a deal to keep the government away from the fiscal cliff. >>> a new report says a pilot shortage could cripple the airline industry. captain sully sullenberger says he's not buying it. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> this is something that could have had an affect on national security. i think we should have been told. >> lawmakers demand answers as the petraeus scandal widens. >> the fbi discovered the affair between petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell, while investigating harassing e-mails broadwell sent to another woman. >> the private g-mail account that apparently paula broadwell had access to i think raises real security questions. >> if general petraeus was gearing up to t
. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> a hiker plunges to his death on the cal campus. the nightly ritual that took a tragic turn. good evening. i'm ken bastida. >> i'm dana king. the man's body was found on the hillside of the edge of campus. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers on grizzly peak boulevard right now. >> reporter: and firefighters just left here a short time ago after coming to this scene to recover the body of the 20-year- old man who had been hiking with his friends in this area this evening. they make this hike every night. but tonight, those friends called police when the man disappeared. police searched the area and found his body some 200 feet down a rocky ravine. authorities are trying to figure out if he lost his footing and fell. he was pronounced dead at the scene. firefighters had to come out and search this area and then finally remove the body from the area and hand it over to the coroner's office, all of this happening on uc berkeley property. but authorities ar
station. i saw countless signs telling me to vote for some guy named a krchltc acqui. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west we begin with what's happening in washington. captioning funded by cbs >>>p >>> one>>> one white captioning funded by cbs >>>p >>> one>>> one white house adviser said ifif republicans think the election doesn't change anything that would be unfortunate as both sides are already talking. >> good morning, norah. imagine that. wz has been holding its breath to deal with the fiscal cliff. once it became clear, principle actors began weighing in. phone calls to congressional leaders and among the major players in congress. the president returned to the white house wednesday night and the reality of governing in a bitterly divided washington. one day after the election -- >> compromise is not a dirty word. i'm willing to negotiate any time on any issue. >> a spirit of cooperation was suddenly in the air. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we want you to succeed. >> reporter: good news for a president with an ambitious age
and buried it in mud. cbs 5 reporter linda shows us there are still some concerns hanging over homeowner's heads. literally, linda. >> yes, there are, ken. the river of mud just swept down this hillside narrowly missing a couple of homes, but it did take out this car, one of a dozen parked out here on the street. >> work crews got the streets cleared by night fall. a wall of mud buried these streets. people were startled awake just before 4:30 when police ordered them out of their homes. >> basically we saw just three feet high mud blocking the whole street. >> an 8-inch pipe connected to a water tank in the hills above them ruptured. 45,000 gallons of water cascaded downhill, carving a giant trench, sending a river of mud to the streets, just missing atruro romero's home. >> the mud went the other way, my house and this house going to fall down. >> no homes were damaged but people were helpless as they saw their cars swallowed up. >> like, oh my gosh, god please help us. >> city officials blame a cast-iron pipe that was made in the 1930s. a portion of it can be seen in this picture from
>>> good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, november 13th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking overnight, a stunning twist. another four-star general gets caught up in the david petraeus scandal. >>> president obama gets set to shuffle his cabinet. why some republicans aren't happy with who he wants to replace hillary clinton. >>> and a big day here in studio 57. we'll talk with oliver stone, mike huckabee the developer of insta instagram and golfer nick faldo. >> refers to the department of defense a matter involving general john allen. >> the pentagon is rocked as a top u.s. general is linked to the petraeus scandal. >> u.s. commander in afghanistan is under investigation for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelley. >> the sex scandal began when kelley received harassing e-mails from petraeus' biographer and mistress paula broadwell. >> fbi agents were at paula broadwell's north carolina home last night for more than four hours. >> the fbi agent who launched the investigation has sent shirtless pictures of himsel
hillside of the edge of campus. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers on grizzly peak boulevard right now. >> reporter: and firefighters just left here a short time ago after coming to this scene to recover the body of the 20-year- old man who had been hiking with his friends in this area this evening. they make this hike every night. but tonight, those friends called police when the man disappeared. police searched the area and found his body some 200 feet down a rocky ravine. authorities are trying to figure out if he lost his footing and fell. he was pronounced dead at the scene. firefighters had to come out and search this area and then finally remove the body from the area and hand it over to the coroner's office, all of this happening on uc berkeley property. but authorities are telling us this evening, although they are not giving me the identity of this man who this happened to, they are saying he was not affiliated with the university and at this time they're saying it does not appear this incident was foul play, although they are still investigating. christin ayers, cbs 5. >>>
>>> good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, november 15th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." angry words from the president and two republican critics over his top choice to become secretary of state. >>> the fbi agent who help ed jill kelley is unmasked as we learn more about his investigation this revealed david petraeus' affair. >>> and is it possible to eliminate all traffic accidents? we'll show you the brand new technology that the government wants in every car in the country. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >>> when they go after the u.n. ambassador apparently because they think she's an easy target, then they've got a problem with me. >> president obama fires back at republican critics. >> the controversy over susan rice calling the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi spontaneous has reached a boiling point. after republicans threaten to block her possible nomination to secretary of state. >> the president thinks we are picking on people, he really does not have any idea of how serio
future pushing for prop 30 but has been scrambling this week trying to avoid voter backlash. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on how he has gone all out to prevent ill-timed tuition hikes. >> reporter: the governor was front and center in the days leading up to the election. he had his hand out saying we need billions of dollars for schools and for our universities saying we need that or else. so with voters consenting to increased taxes just last week those tuition hikes could really have been a political embarrassment for the governor. >> we have some breathing room. proposition 30 gives significant revenue over 7 years. >> reporter: and that means no tuition increases for uc students at least for now. it's a small victory for the governor after the csu board made a similar move just yesterday to avoid fee increases that were on the agenda. as the lieutenant governor pointed out it seems some political posturing is going on. >> yet we again dealing with the political realities of not wanting to appear to increase tuition or fees just shortly after the election have punted a lit
of c.i.a. chief david patraeus because of an extra marital affair is not the end of the story. cbs news has learned the other woman is paula broadwell, she wrote a biography of patraeus. cbs 5 reporter linda yi on what patraeus faces next. >> reporter: it was just over a year ago, his wife by his side, that one of america's most decorated four star generals took the oath of office at c.i.a. director. today, he resigned in disgrace. in a statement to c.i.a. employees, patraeus said, after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. the affair came to light during an f.b.i. investigation that started months ago. officials became concerned about what cbs news has learned were cryptic e-mails patraeus exchanged with his by graver paula broadwell. >> it's sad. >> cbs 5 military analyst retired colonel brendan kearney med broadwell earlier this year during her book tour. he said she was bright and articulate. >> she acknowledged she had been given unfettered access to him. >> does that seem suspicious to you, when you now think back
. cbs news reporter danielle nottingham has more now from the white house. >> reporter: at his first press conference in 8 months, president obama faced questions about the widening scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to resign. >> by his own assessment did not meet the standards that he felt were necessary as the director of cia. >> reporter: president obama addressed why he did not hear about the fbi investigation until after the election. >> we're not supposed to meddle in, you know, criminal investigations and that's been our practice. >> reporter: before he handed in his resignation, he had been scheduled to testify about the attacks in benghazi, libya. he has agreed to meet with lawmakers. details are being work out. the petraeus scandal is general advertising general john allen's future. the -- jeopardizing general john allen's future after he exchanged e-mails with a socialite jill kelley. the white house and lawmakers have expressed support for general allen in nato. >> general allen has said that he does not -- has not done anything improper. i think he deserve
over the bay area. cbs 5 reporter da lin explains the problem isn't just the thieves. it's also us. >> reporter: a trip on lakeshore avenue in oakland or any bay area city you'll see plenty of eyeballs looking down on smartphones and nothing else. >> and i didn't even pay attention to the camera. >> reporter: we caught one after another so engrossed in their phones that they ignored their surroundings. this man almost bumped into me. some bay area police agencies say that's why they are responding to so many robberies involving cell phones. they say people make themselves easy targets. some people even walk with their $400 and $500 phones out in the open. >> i handed him the phone in the crowded area, once he got his hands on it he was gone. >> reporter: daniel casey of oakland learned his lesson. never let a stranger borrow his iphone. >> felt betrayed. i was being nice. >> reporter: oakland saw a 23% increase in robberies so far this year compared to the same time last year. police say of the 60 robbery suspects arrested since august, more than half, 31 of them were arrested for
dozens in the dark. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is with the crews that are busy now trying to get those lights back on. >> reporter: good morning. they have been working nonstop. pg&e says there is still no estimated time of when the power will be restored. but you can look right now. they are in one of the cherry pickers trying to bring power back to the area. one crew member told me they are hoping to get the lights back on by 8 or 9:00 this morning. about 100 customers had their lights out because of the hoffman, fountain street and grandview avenue outages. that caused transformers to be shut down. the challenge is because so many transformers were affected. pg&e had to count just how many customers were tied to each transformer. for customers the challenge will be getting that power on in time for the workday. how will this affect your workday? >> it's bad. my husband works out of our home. so this is going to affect him most of all. >> reporter: now, last we heard, pg&e was able to replace one transformer in the area but they are working on getting those four or five more to inst
mergener cbs 5. >> mitt romney and his wife left their boston hotel this morning. their future is uncertain. romney spent the past six years running for president. what's next? the initial plan is to spend time with family. but his wife recently said he will not run again for president. there is april general consensus the 65-year-old politician was unlikely -- there is a general consensus the 65-year-old politic was unlikely to disappear from the public altogether. >>> voters endorsed proposition 30, governor brown's plan to hike sales and income taxes to raise $6 billion to balance the state budget. so what comes next? cbs 5 political insider phil matier spoke with the governor today. phil. >> reporter: that's right. this is a first step, but we didn't go off the cliff but it's still a rocky road here in sacramento and for california. >>> we're not going to see the $5.5 billion of cutbacks to k- 12. >>> reporter: educators however say there's still more to be done. >> it wasn't about piling a bunch of new money on schools saying we are going to make new investments. it was about stopping
, the temperature drops dramatically! again, that's coming up tonight at 6:00 right here on cbs 5. roberta gonzales from mount diablo. >>> it has been a dismal week on wall street. today's slight gain wasn't much to recoup the losses from the market's worst two-day slide in a year. wall street is sending a message to washington, d.c. find a way to fix the "fiscal cliff." cbs reporter grace lee with how both sides are taking note of this. >> reporter: we all know the long they are drags out, the more wall street is likely to suffer. if you want to know just how important dealing with a "fiscal cliff" is, consider this. it is the very first thing the president talked about publicly post-election. and today there are new signals of communication between the president and the house speaker john boehner. >> i'm not wedded to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> everyone wants to get our economy moving again. everyone wants to get more americans back to work again. >> reporter: could this be washington code for a real compromise? political science expert max neimann
be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent hours dealing with the flare-ups. that's due to complications from a new roof on the home. the residents inside smelled smoke before the alarms went off. >>> san francisco city hall will be open for business today. this is a live look at city hall. it's running on a generator right now. pg&e crews are working to get powerfully restored there. >>> and last night an electrical problem in the basement set off the smoke a
release. len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> the weather is a big story this thursday. rain in the bay area then a blast of sunshine helped create this rainbow in marin county. but now cold temperatures are getting people's attention. chief meteorologist paul deanno is in the weather center keeping an eye on it. >> even though we said it was coming and told people it would be chilly and wet, it was abrupt. we got wet and cold quickly. here's where we are on hi-def doppler. strong els radar in the bay area picking up some showers in the south bay. milpitas, san jose, north of palo alto, mountain view with heavier showers toward the los altos hills. one heavier cell daly city, south san francisco in the next 20 minutes just now moving onshore. the rain is widespread, cold is everywhere. 53 now for concord. san jose 53. san francisco 54. on monday in san jose, a record high of 84 degrees. today in san jose, we dropped nearly 30 degrees all the way down to the mid-50s. coming up in weather i'll talk about how long this will stick around the rain and the cold and have a weekend preview coming up
serving congressman from california. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo on how the up start pulled off the upset. ann. >> reporter: eric swalwell had an opportunity to unseat this long term incumbent when california changed its primary process and after knocking on 100,000 doors his campaign is claiming victory. it's a symbolic cleaning of the house, cleaning up after election night and starting fresh after a 40-year congressional reign by pete stark. >> there was a real craving for change and a craving for responsiveness for someone though would show up, be accessible, listen and have an open mind. >> reporter: but change isn't coming by way of party because eric swalwell is also a democrat. >> this is a performance change. >> reporter: the 80-year-old stark is an outspoken little balance. the liberal. stark's campaign portrayed him as a rookie. >> we embrace that. i'm a huge oakland as fan and they are pitching fast this year. it got them to the play-offs, it was all rookies so we embrace the rookie and was nicknamed the rook by our supporters and i think a rookie is just what congre
and the city wants to be ready when business is ready. in san jose, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> new details tonight in a san jose murder mystery. police have just named a suspect. officers got a 911 call from a home on evangeline drive at 5:30 a.m. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez shows us who investigators are looking for. >> reporter: he is the man who lives in this home behind me the home where the body was found. let me show you his picture just released within the hour from the san jose police department. his name is troy nosenzo wanted for suspicion of homicide. san jose police are asking for help from the public to find him. >> he is wanted. there is enough information that the detectives feel confident he is involved and so at this point, that's the reason we felt very strongly to release his information in hopes of somebody calling it in. >> reporter: police are not releasing the name of the victim. they are only saying it was a woman. they are not even saying if she lived here. what we do know is that the suspect, troy nosenzo is married to patricia nosenzo who also lives here. she hasn't been
hotel with no vacancy is now completely empty because of a hazmat situation. >> cbs 5's anne makovec joins us from burlingame where hundreds of guest, i would imagine, anne, they are just waiting to go back to sleep. >> reporter: they were woken up in the middle of the night by an alarm, a lot of them have spent hours in their cars here in the parking lot. i'm at the embassy suites in burlingame on anza boulevard. you can see emergency personnel still here on scene. now, this hotel has been cleared. but they are starting the process of getting people back into their rooms. they are prioritizing people with early-morning flights. the hotel is right by the airport. so several people are trying get out of town. here's how it started according to some of the officials on scene. there was an alarm at 12:30 this morning saying that there was going to be a -- there was a carbon monoxide issue. [ loud background noise ] >> reporter: so officials came in and they were able to evacuate the hotel. they sounded an alarm. they then got on the bull horn and told everybody to evacuate and it turns
that happens, picketers will stay out here and the stores will remain open. elissa harrington cbs 5. >>> new this morning, two young men are lucky to have escaped a trash with minor injuries. around midnight, their dodge durango crashed and fell 25 feet on the westbound lanes of interstate 80. it landed upside down partially collapsing the partial side and the 20-year-old driver and his passenger were very lucky and able to get out on their own. >>> now a look at the new span that's about to become self- supporting. good morning kate. >> good morning frank, now, with this milestone movement, the bay bridge is on track and basically construction workers can breathe a sigh of relief that they can move onto the next few steps. take a look at the animation here, the process of shifting the ban of the bridge took about three months and 45,000- tons of steel and concrete. it was a labor process and they suspected through the deck to lift the 2000-foot the roadway just a few feet and locked it all into place. that process is called load transfer. it's going to transform this bridge into a self-anch
a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit or were actually shut down and that's what caused the outage. now, if you look at some video, you can see that crews are busy working. the challenge involved multiple transformers so pg&e had to count how many customers were connected to each transformer. back out live again, you see lots of crews working here that pg&e crew member told me they are trying to get more crews to get out here to restore power
no national security issues were involved. on cbs this morning, retired general richard myers spoke as to whether the president should have been told about the probe when it started last summer nfrmgts my view that would not have been unusual. >> reporter: petraeus stepped down after admitting to and extra marital affair. his alleged miss stress, paula broadwell made this comment about him. >> i'm not in love with dpp but i had -- david petraeus but he's a terrific role model for children. >> reporter: petraeus had been scheduled to of it before congress this week about the attack in libya. lawmakers say petraeus may be culled to testify in the future. >> i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi before, during and the attack if general petraeus doesn't of it. >> reporter: cbs news learned that general petraeus visited libya last month and called several members of congress the week before he resigned to give them his assessments of the attack. >>> president obama plans to hold multiple meetings this week all dpeerd toward averting the so-called fisc
this year, outside groups spent more than a billion dollars. cbs reporter michelle miller with more on who is behind these so-called superpacs. >> my job is to make sure i represent your best interest. >> reporter: he won his election this week as a freshman congressman from michigan. >> i'm never, ever going to raise taxes unless there is a war. >> reporter: this former school teacher might have not gotten this far without a superpac, which spent $800,000 to help him win his republican primary. >> god bless them, because it was wonderful. >> reporter: the backing came from john ramsey, a 22-year-old college senior from texas who inherited millions from his grandfather and launched the political action committee. >> we did this to get in the business of freeing america from your phonies and cronies that currently dominate the political establish mefnlt. >> reporter: ramsey is a libertarian who believes in lower taxes, less government spending, and more civil liberties. when ron paul dropped out of the presidential race, ramsey looked for new outlet for his political energy. >> well, superp
>> you're watching cbs five eyewitness news this morning. >> two people die after eating soup at a northern california facility for the elderly. the deadly ingredient that sent for others to the hospital. >> show us the money. one big campaign theme for candidates all across the nation. next, who is behind these record-setting donations. >> and honoring the space here on this veterans holiday weekend. neil armstrong's connection to a military icon in the east bay. it's 8:30 sunday, november 11. thanks for joining us. >> a lot of news to cover. super majority in sacramento. what does it mean for the republican party? we are sitting down with chairman of the republican party to talk about the future. >> yet, when it comes to california and the rest of the nation. we've got a lot coming up. also, our conversation with senator mark leno about the brand-new power. >> and we sit down with leader willie brown and say, okay, future of nancy pelosi. she did reclaim the house. is she staying on in washington customer. >> a lot coming up, but the weather forecast is cold. even colder tha
in san francisco. cbs 5 reporter kate coggeren gives us a first look at the rental units. >> this downtown building will soon be home to 75 disabled veterans. >> it is a safe place to be. even if they are in a shelter or in emergency housing or something, they are very vulnerable to predators, they are vulnerable to -- you name it. >> reporter: sorts to plow shares is the organization that spearheaded the project. the group partnered with federal and state agencies and the city of san francisco to gather the $30 million to renovate this building into veteran's commons. >> we've been at this since 1974. and it's very gratifying to have these resources come to bear. >> reporter: the units are equipped with a kitchen and bathroom, all ada approved. it will be a one stop shock for veterans, when they have access to health care and classes like cooking and yoga. it is a refuge they could not find in the city. >> i am excited. i didn't expect it to look as nice as it does. and living in san francisco, just a permanent place to live is a important thing. and once you have that,
in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> so who is going to pay that cleaning bill? car owners whose auto insurance policies include comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. they should file a claim immediately. but drivers who don't have comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> the red cross is trying to find shelter for an el sobrante family after fire damaged their home. the attic fire sent one firefighter to the hospital with minor injuries. residents inside smelled smoke before the alarm went off. the fire caused at least $80,000 in damage. >>> right now pg&e crews are working to fully restore power at san francisco's city hall. last night a small fire in the electrical room in the basement triggered the smoke alarms and formed the evacuation of the about. the fire department tells us there's just minor damage to the electrical room and they aren't sure how it started. city hall should be open for business as usual today. >>> sierra lamar's accused killer faces new
of hazardous materials inside. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec has the latest on the source of the problem. >> reporter: good morning. they have isolated it to a boiler here at the embassy suites. this is right by sfo. and you can see right now they are trying to deal with the situation after evacuating hundreds of people from this huge hotel. hundreds right in the middle of the night. they are trying to get people back into their rooms because they have ventilated the hotel. the problem appears to be over. but this all started about 12:30 this morning. firefighters were called here. they determined there was a high level of carbon monoxide. and that's when they started the evacuations. a hazmat team came in. the health department. that is when they isolated it to a malfunctioning boiler. they shut that boiler down and again started the ventilation process of this very large building. and now that they are trying to get everybody back in they are trying to first get people with flights to catch, obviously a huge inconvenience to be kicked out of your room in the middle of the night. so the
up. >>> a wild chase ends with injuries and an arrest. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco where the chp caught up with a suspected drunk driver. cate. >> reporter: michelle, yes, this is where it all ended. chp wasn't able to confirm all the details. but again what we can show you is that this chase ended in such a big mess. the traffic lights are out here at the intersection of 71th street and south van ness. a cyclist and multiple cars were involved but again, chp would not confirm that information. but what we do know is that officers tried to stop a driver in the mission district right around 2:00 this morning. the driver tried to flee from officers and then they say some sort of collision happened and that's when the officers arrested the driver and found out that that driver was under the influence of alcohol. now, back out live, we see that city workers are again trying to do a lot of clean-up this morning here and try to restore those traffic lights in the area. a lot of debris and mess left behind and we saw one vehicle also in this area that has a dent
. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in vallejo now with the investigation this morning. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it is just beginning here at the village bar. this is on tuolumne street in vallejo. you can see inside of the bar not a whole lot of damage to the building. several items are singed. there is some water damage. this is where the investigation is focused this morning. this was though the second fire within about a six-hour period overnight within two blocks. i want to show you some pictures of this fire. a little earlier this broke out at 2:45 at the village bar. and police have called this fire suspicious. they don't know the cause yet. well, two blocks away, there was a house fire at 8:00 last night. that was on alabama street. now, no one was home at the time. so nobody was injured. and firefighters were able to get that out once neighbors alerted them to that fire. but that fire is also suspicious. firefighters don't know the cause of either of these fires. but again, investigations are under way right now at both of those scenes. live in vallejo, anne
streets of a neighborhood near hillside park. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in daly city where an aging pipe is apparently blamed for the problem. >> reporter: michelle, you are correct. and city officials say that they are going to work to restore or repair that pipe and they actually admit there could be more in this area. but let's focus on the clean-up right now. last night's cleaning efforts weren't successful in this daly city neighborhood. the water main burst brought about inches of mud down on the road. here's a look from our cbs 5 chopper. neighbors were startled at 4:30 a.m. when police told them to leave their homes. 45,000 gallons of water came downhill. city leaders say it was because of a cast iron pipe made in the 1930s. >> you can see the pipe actually sheared off. we have an aging system. we know that we have pipes in the ground that are probably, you know, close or past their useful life. that's not uncommon within any community within the bay area. >> reporter: no homes were damaged. about 12 families were told to leave. some cars were swallowed up in the muck. city
on cbs5. i'm not sure too many people would be looking at the head dress. >> you said it not me. >>> get skinny by drinking pepsi, the beverage maker has launched a fat blocking soda. it goes on sale in japan tomorrow. it contains dextrin a which is a fiber that's supposed to reduce fat levels. this is pepsi's first health food, the company is no stranger to introducing interesting flavors like salty water melon and strawberry and milk. >>> play of the day, this morning we're going to go to pittsburgh, last night's monday night game, we have the steelers and the chiefs and ben rothless roth -- is going to pass to wallace and reels it in and they beat kansas city and lost their quarterback to the so it's going to hurt pittsburgh. >> 6:25. the call of duty, a contingent, why a video game is causing people to call in people today. >> you have to be a gamer frank. >>> and expanding investigation another top american general is caught up in the david petreaus probe. >> and several homes evacuated after what appears to be a water main break floods a daly city neighborhood. we'll show you live
this morning, a suspected drunk driver arrested but not until after a wild overnight chase. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco's mission district at one of the crime scenes related to this point,. >> reporter: i want to show you now this is one of the cars involved in that chase that that driver hit one of two parked cars tulip. here's the surprising detail about that driver. this is her fourth dui in the past 10 years. take a look at some video from the scene earlier. i'll walk you through. the suspect drove on to a closed on-ramp to westbound 80. a chp tried to pull her over. then she exited on mission and van ness and the chase began. she led officers through small streets in the mission and in that short time she hit one car that rolled forward and hit a cyclist. that cyclist was taken to san francisco general hospital is expected to be okay. but after that she continued on to hit another parked car that one we showed you when we first were here at the beginning of our shot before hitting another light pole at 17th and van ness knocking out the traffic lights in this area whic
an fbi investigation that started months ago. officials became concerned about what cbs newsed learned about cryptic e-mails he exchanged with paula broadwell. >> it's sad. >> reporter: retired colonel kerney met her earlier this year. he said she was bright and articulate. >> she acknowledged she had been given unfettered access to him. >> did that seem suspicious? >> in my 31 years, i've never heard of anybody having the type of access that she was. was i suspicious? no. >> the white house insists it knew nothing about it until he told the president after the election. president obama accepted his resignation today and thanked him for his service. colonel kerney says the resignation may not end his problems. you and i acid skins of this country -- sit -- you and i acid zins -- he could conceivably be recalled from a retired status and could be subject to discipline ferry action. >> infidelity is sensitive problem with the cia. they are always concerned that agents can be black mailed for information -- blakmaild. >> president obama is going to into the fiscal cliff with a strong han
. ,,,,,,,,,,,, getting a parking ticket cae exasperating -- and expensi. cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts on why it mighte worth your time to fight it. ts) parking.. >>> cbs 5 consumer watch reporter why it might be worth your time to fight it. >> parking. everyone is afraid of red zones. >> reporter: it could be a real pain, heck he wrote a book about it. >> i am noticing lately. you have to be afraid of the meter person not knowing the rules and giving you a ticket. >> reporter: if you get a ticket you don't deserve instead of blaming the officer you may want to blame the confusing sign. >> can i park here or not? >> nope. >> another sign up there. you have to be careful about every sign. >> reporter: this man got a tick net san francisco in a spot he thought would be legal. >> i got a ticket here. >> he saw the lines painted on the street. it is is what he did not see. >> hooked all over to see -- looked all over to see i don't know how i missed the sign. >> it is behind trees. >> i am waiting for had them to come back and say you are wrop. >> reporter: odds are that is what will happen f
for when the power will be restored in this neighborhood. live in noe valley, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> the weather has just turned wintry. it is cold out there. we're expecting showers today around the bay area. there could be some snow on some of the higher peaks here, as well. there's definitely snow up in the sierra. we can tell you that. highway 89 at squaw valley snow up there. they could get nearly a foot of snow by the time the storm moves out. the snow level down to about 5,000 feet. better chain up. >>> and the falling snow caught drivers off guard despite the fact that they knew it was coming. many travelers heading up interstate 80 and down think they beat the storm but it hit earlier than expected. tow truck driver mick hodges said the snow came so suddenly, so fast, caltrans didn't have time to set up chain controls in truckee. >> they let a bunch of cars through without chains and then it started snowing real heavy so there's all these cars on the highway with no chains on and they were crashing. >> a break in the storm left roads slick and wet. still, chain controls
they weren't turning up evidence of a crime or security breach. but richard meyers told -- told cbs this morning, notifying superiors is common. >> we file investigations in the military where the allegations were not proven yet but the chain of command was made aware that somebody was being looked at for whatever. >> reporter: before the scandal, petraeus was scheduled to testify this week on capitol hill about the deadly attack on the u.s. console at in benghazi, libya. acting director mike morrell will testify instead. some lawmakers say they still need to hear from petraeus. >> from my point of view it is essential that he give testimony before the congress so we can figure out benghazi. >> reporter: the fbi uncovered his extramarital affair with paula broadwell after a second woman, jill kelly, reported receiving anonymous threatening e-mails. kelly and her husband knew petraeus and his wife socially. there is no evidence of involvement between kelly and petraeus. in washington, randall pinkston, cbs 5. >>> his name is synonymous with anti-virus software. and now john mcafee's
years. the facts there have been fact checked by showtime and also by cbs corporate. it's been thorough. you can argue with the interpretations but the facts are solid. >> which interpretations so far -- >> there are several. in that chapter -- we have ten chapters and there's quite a few myths that we go after. one of them is that we, the greatest generation, we won world war ii. america was the victor, comes out in all the books, the greatest generation, band of brothers, stephen ambrose's "private ryan." we're saying the soviet union absorbed the german war machine. tore the guts out of the german war machine. they were moving along the southern flank and taking far fewer casualties. >> stalingrad. millions died. >> 27 million in world war ii. the u.s. lost a little over 300,000. during most of the war the soviets were confronting 200 german divisions. the u.s. and british were ten combined. we don't know that history. >> what is striking and i've only seen the one installment but just in this discussion about the shrussian front for t germans, we continue to have as americans, i thi
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